Kuchinski, Kozlek Join Physician Group at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network9/23/2009
ALLENTOWN, PA - Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network recently welcomed Kimberly Kuchinski, M.D., M.P.H., and Kristy Marie Kozlek, M.D., to its Physician Group.
Kimberly Kuchinski, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Kuchinski, a specialist in pediatrics and physical medicine and rehabilitation, provides pediatric rehabilitation consultation to patients in the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital Pediatric Unit, Bethlehem, the only inpatient rehabilitation unit for children in the Lehigh Valley region.
Dr. Kuchinski is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She has specific expertise in evaluating and managing children and adolescents with cerebral palsy, selected developmental disorders, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, acquired and traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries concussions and childhood stroke. She also has special skill in assessing and managing patients with spasticity, limb loss and selected musculoskeletal problems. In addition to inpatient rehabilitation consultations, Dr. Kuchinski will establish an outpatient practice for children and adolescents requiring pediatric rehabilitation.
Dr. Kuchinski comes to Good Shepherd after completing residencies in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, and A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware, where she served as chief resident in Pediatric Rehabilitation. She received her post-graduate degree from the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond.
Kristy Marie Kozlek, M.D.
Dr. Kozlek, a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation, provides inpatient physician coverage at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital-Allentown. She is a general physiatrist with the clinical expertise and experience to care for patients with a variety of conditions requiring rehabilitation, including orthopedic injuries and post-operative conditions, other musculoskeletal disorders, limb loss, cardiopulmonary disorders and a variety of neurological conditions, such as spinal cord injury, stroke and brain disorders. Dr. Kozlek also sees patients on an outpatient basis, where she follows patients discharged from the inpatient rehabilitation unit or sees referrals directly from the community.
Dr. Kozlek comes to Good Shepherd from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, where she completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and served as chief resident. She is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia.